Butcher's Branch Rock Climbing
April, 2014 Photo: Tainiko Lowman
Collection of sports climbs 5.9-5.13-
This crag holds climbs for every sport climber. There are super pumpy 10s long 5.9s, and super classic 11+s, 12s, and 13s.
This is an awesome place that stays cool during the summer, well, as cool as possible.
Seeps after rain for at least one full day.
park at rogers take west trail and keep heading downhill to the west
Weather station 5.4 miles from here
20 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Butcher's Branch
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Butcher's Branch:
Springer 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 75'
Boing 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Bag, The 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 60'
Lost Souls 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Control 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 70'
Ministry 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 55'
Kaos 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 45'
Featured Route For Butcher's Branch
Lost Souls 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a WV
: The New River Gorge
: ... : Butcher's Branch
This is a great route! Begin by using a few smaller holds to gain a series of jugs that take you to the 2nd bolt. From here, head up and get under the first roof, clip the bolt and find a rest out left. Once rested, traverse back right and make a big reach to a positive horizontal. Get setup and make another reach to another positive horizontal and traverse right a bit to clip the 5th bolt. From here, keep it together and head out right to gain a nice rest (crux). Rest up, and traverse b...[more] Browse More Classics in WV